ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

  Rolls-Royce (Packard built)

  Number of cylinders

  Bore & stroke

  Displacement (cu. in.)

  Supercharger ratio

  Peak engine speed (RPM)

  Ignition system

  Engine cooling

 

V1650-9 Merlin

V-12

5.4" x 6"

1650

5.8:1

4,200

Magneto spark - 24 Champion spark  plugs

Water

  Nitrous oxide & water-alcohol injection utilized for horsepower increases.

 

GEARBOX SPECIFICATIONS

  Make

  Ratio

  Propeller shaft speed (RPM)

 

 

Western

3.04:1 step-up

12,000+

 

SYSTEMS SPECIFICATIONS

  Electrical System

  Fuel & capacity

  Oil capacity

  Propellers

  Propeller shaft

 

 

24 volt

Aviation gas (115/145 octane) - 100 gals

15 gallons of Bardahl

Sizes range from 13" dia. x 17" to 24" pitch

1-3/4" dia. "K" Monel

Source: 1964 Miss Bardahl Press Kit

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